Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo


Sandra Goldbloom Zurbo is a Melbourne author, freelance editor and proofreader.

Her first novel, The Book of Rachel, was published by Allen & Unwin. Her short story, ‘Chronicle 1: The Massage’, was included in Enough Already, an anthology of Australian Jewish writers, also published by Allen & Unwin.

Her stories and poetry have been published in Westerly, Generation and Join Hands.

Her memoir, My Father’s Shadow, is forthcoming with Monash University Publishing on 1 September.


Scene from a window

FictionFRIDAY MORNING. GREENWICH Village.The industrial dumbwaiter, jam-packed with a two-day accumulation of tenants′ rubbish, made three trips from the basement of the elegant apartment block to the street.A team of janitors removed a pile of dark plastic rubbish bags...

Heart’s dream

PoetryOnly recently did it occur to me that she might have dreamt a different life, a creativity not bound by all the matter of women's domesticity. So I asked her. The afternoon was sunny – matching her disposition. Over...

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